Current Ripon News

President Messitte Wins Radio Honor

It isn’t often that a college president is recognized for his work as a radio host and interviewer, but Ripon College President Zach Messitte received just such an honor last month at the Public Radio News Directors annual awards banquet in Cleveland. At the event, hosted by NPR’s Scott Simon, Messitte won second place in the News/Public Affairs Program category… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… Continue reading

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Messitte Delivers First Lecture at Ripon College

American foreign policy historically has been divided between a mix of idealism and realism, and only an appropriate mix of the two is in the best interests of the United States, says Ripon College President Zach P. Messitte. Messitte helped launch the College’s annual Alumni Weekend as well as the new Summer Heritage Lecture Series on Friday with his first… Continue reading

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Messitte in Metro: Graduates Need to Collaborate

In a recent article published by the online publication Metro Ripon College President Zach Messitte was asked to provide his input on the top things college graduates will need to take with them into the professional world. Messitte, just concluding his first year as Ripon’s president, discussed the value of group projects and understanding teammates and co-workers of every variety.… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Samantha Angell

Samantha is a senior psychology and sociology major from Watertown, WI. She is conducting research this summer in the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Virginia as part of her involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. She is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of this summer. Learning… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… Continue reading

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